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  1. Green Goods
    Let's get this out of the way: Climate change is real, it is happening right now, and it is caused in large part by human activity. The overall pattern of rising global temperatures means a lot of scary, seemingly abstract things are occurring: Sea levels are rising. Drought and wildfires are...
  2. Family Life
    Gun violence prevention organization, Sandy Hook Promise, has launched a new initiative to stop the next school shooting before it starts with their Say Something Anonymous Reporting System. The Say Something Anonymous Reporting System will soon rollout into schools across the US, starting with...
  3. Family Life
    What if it had been my child? What do I tell my kids? How can I keep them safe? And mostly, why is this still happening? Why isn't anyone doing anything? After another school shooting, this time in Parkland, Florida, I find myself forced to consider, once again, the sort of questions no parent...
  4. Family Life
    What do you do when your knowledge and beliefs collide with those of your child's school? Do you prevent your child from participating? Do you compromise? Do you use it as an opportunity to educate people? I've been called a rabble rouser, an activist and an educator. I think deeply about...
  5. Activism and News
    Sign the petition. Parents should be entitled to substantial protected workplace paid time off to care for their infants. While the US does protect up to 12 weeks unpaid leave with the use of FMLA it does not guarantee any form of pay, which is essential in most families to take advantage of...
  6. Activism and News
    http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FDA-2012-D-1120-0002 Excerpt from the draft guidance document (emphasis added): Quote: There is a 2000 character limit in the comment web form, but you can upload larger documents. You may want to center comments around the notion that vaginal...
  7. Activism and News
    ANYONE can sign, not just PA residents. This involves pumping poisonous waste deep underground, where it often ends up contaminating our environment and drinking water. Those water reports we've been getting from the water company every year may not be entirely truthful. Don't let them get away...
  8. Activism and News
    ANYONE can sign, not just PA residents. This involves pumping poisonous waste deep underground, where it often ends up contaminating our environment and drinking water. Those water reports we've been getting from the water company every year may not be entirely truthful. Don't let them get away...
  9. Activism and News
    Hello I'm new to the forums, but I've been an avid reader of Mothering since my now 17 year old was born. I have started a petition on the White House Website to allow organic foods to be included in the WIC supplemental program. I need 25,000 signatures and have tried to get the word out (and...
  10. Activism and News
    Anyone in the U.S. can comment. Time is running out. Would you want poisonous waste directly underground or nearby where you live? It can, and has, seeped out into the environment, water supply, nearby farmlands.. This regards "two new wells to inject poisonous waste from fracking (known as...
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